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  • Council discusses CRB, Mills Lawn greenspace

    In its regular meeting Monday, Sept. 20, Village Council members considered whether to move forward with discussions about the formation of a citizen review board.

  • Village Council censures Council member Laura Curliss

    At its regular meeting Oct. 4, held via Zoom, Village Council members passed a resolution to censure Council member Laura Curliss for “violation of Council rules and procedures.”

  • Village Council bans income source discrimination for renters

    After the Sept. 20 regular Village Council meeting, local landlords can no longer refuse to rent to tenants based solely on the tenants’ source of income.

  • Village Council establishes strategy for chief search

    Village Manager Josué Salmerón updated Council members with a timeline and process for hiring a new chief for the YSPD. Carlson, who submitted his resignation last month, agreed to stay for 90 days to help with the transition.

  • Process, ethics clarified in joint Council and Planning Commission meeting

    In recent months, a number of conditional use applications for construction projects around the village have either been approved by the Village’s Planning Commission, or are in the pipeline for approval

  • Village Council finalizes building department, eyes municipal broadband

    At its regular meeting, held online via Zoom on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Village Council approved the final measure needed to create a building department for Yellow Springs.

  • Village Council seeks $4 million grant for broadband infrastructure

    At its Monday, Aug. 16, regular meeting, Council voted unanimously to apply for a $4 million federal grant to build broadband infrastructure in the Village.

  • Council takes steps to create building department

    At its regular meeting held virtually on Aug. 16, Village Council took additional steps to create a local building department. First, Council approved an ordinance that would create a fee schedule for building permits; second, they approved a resolution that enters into a contract with National Inspection Corporation, or NIC.

  • COVID-19 update: Variant spurs new restrictions

    Last week, Village Council moved its meetings back online and revived its downtown mask mandate. The Yellow Springs Chamber of Commerce canceled the Oct. 9 Street Fair. Community events are once again paused or going remote. Vaccine mandates have been announced.

  • Yellow Springs mask mandate revived

    At an emergency meeting on Monday, Aug. 9, conducted remotely via Zoom, Village Council declared a state of emergency in the Village and re-enacted its downtown mask mandate, effective immediately.